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BRIDLE Track Blocked ?

Discussion in 'Australia' started by DustyWheels, Aug 11, 2010.

  1. Ron50

    Ron50 Long timer

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    His face could have done with a touch up.
  2. tomo8r

    tomo8r Long timer

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    I got 20km past Laura before I decided that the 17" front and road tyres on the Versys and the Peninsula Development Rd wasn't a great combo. So I don't consider myself hardcore. I reckon you need a degree of prep for up there!

    Years ago I felt very brave and took myself past the "4WD only" sign on Kings Tablelands Rd in my GH Sigma with a turn back policy for when it got too rough. I soon discovered myself at McMahons Lookout enjoying the vista of Lake Burragorang. I've not trusted those "4WD only" signs since.
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  3. MultiDV8

    MultiDV8 Been here awhile

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    That's so funny. Last year I was at Cameron Corner for the night and I dropped into the bar to have a cold one.. There were 3 old couples holding court there, all in their matching RM Williams gear, hats and all. When I turned up in my riding pants, T shirt and thongs cut down so they'd fit in my pack, one of the old carnts, being totally original commented, "Motorbike eh, temporary Australian, haw, haw, haw". I replied that I didn't know what was temporary about it, I'd been riding for over 50 years and I was still OK.
    The next morning, somewhere near Merty Merty I met one of the couples again. Their hitch had broken. The tongue had broken at the bend. I asked them what they were going to do and he said he'd have to wait until someone comes along to help.
    I asked him if he had a satellite phone, no, would he like to use mine to call for help ? He didn't, commenting that I was well prepared. I said " I might only be temporary but I like to cover my arse as much as possible". Then I rode off after first checking that they had sufficient water, unable to help further. :lol3:lol3
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  4. 3legs

    3legs Real men ride sidecars Supporter

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    4WD drivers and the PDR. Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaarrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrgggggggggggggggggggggggggggggghhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    For every 1 seasoned 4WD driver (and you can pick them) there are a 1000 f@#kwit weekend wannabes on that road with a death wish (and some succeed, just check out how many 4wd's are on their roof) and don't give a f@#k about anyone else and in my experience it's just about everywhere in Australia not just the PDR.

    Funny thing is though on some of the rougher tracks in more remote areas I hardly ever see a 4wd.
  5. duckslider

    duckslider unintentionaldrifter

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  6. Simosez

    Simosez go ride your bike.

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    Who's the fucking dibbee dobber?
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  7. JBtourer

    JBtourer Long timer

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    Whoever it is he ain’t too bright.
  8. JBtourer

    JBtourer Long timer

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    I’ve just recently done the PDR. Those rolled vehicles are certainly a good reminder of what those roads can do to you.
    I was in a 4wd and was glad that I was even though you can get to the tip in a 2wd( while I was there a bloke showed up in a little bubble/town car type of thing. A few weeks earlier though and I doubt he would have got through.
    I was happy to cruise around 80 km/h but plenty were going past me at at least 100.
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  9. Hoots

    Hoots Long timer

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    Check out minute 4:55 ...

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  10. Andrew2

    Andrew2 Long timer

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    Fuck me.....I'm lost for words:yikes
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  11. duckslider

    duckslider unintentionaldrifter

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    Friggin heck!!!!..I 'puckered up' just sittin' here watchin' that. :p3rry :lol3
    Then stationary bike nearly goes over. :eek7
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  12. Hollalegs

    Hollalegs Adventurer

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    Man that was close!!!!!!!!
  13. mrsdnf

    mrsdnf Long timer

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    How lucky. Tattslotto ticket time.
  14. Rider 101

    Rider 101 Time poor

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    Moron or better still, moran
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  15. tomo8r

    tomo8r Long timer

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    Those extra wide panniers come in handy.
  16. BergDonk

    BergDonk Old Enough to Know Better

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    upload_2019-6-16_8-18-21.png

    There's a sound effect too!
  17. vagueout

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    Near crapped myself watching that clip.:knary
  18. Hoots

    Hoots Long timer

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    Pretty good save really - unless pure luck

    Quite recent - April this year I think
  19. 3legs

    3legs Real men ride sidecars Supporter

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    Reminds me of Thrashers driveway back in 1994.........................only wider:lol3:lol3:lol3
  20. Redback

    Redback Average aussie bloke

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